UNCG Baseball BIO
44 Jack Ponder

Prep: Four-year letter winner at Enka High… MAC All-Conference honoree… Earned a 3.98 ERA in his senior season, striking out 83 hitters in 58 innings… As a junior, worked a 3.59 ERA with 59 strikeouts in 39 innings… As a sophomore, earned a 4-2 record, striking out 39 hitters in 26 innings, earning a 2.42 ERA… In 2016, Ponder was the Mission Health Athlete of the Week after throwing Enka HS’s fourth no-hitter in school history… Third in Western North Carolina in strikeouts per nine innings pitched in 2016, and six in the same category in 2015… Competed at the Powerade State games in 2016 and 2015… Competed with NC Post 70 American Legion where he broke current Spartan Bryce Hensley’s records with a 1.13 ERA and 79 strikeouts in 40 innings pitched… Salutatorian.

Personal: He is the son of Brian and Molly Ponder... Majoring in economics.

Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 190
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Candler, N.C.
High School: Enka
Major: Economics
Experience: High School